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Great Basin Inn

701 E. Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301
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West Valley City, Utah
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a small, older motel and we knew not to expect anything fancy. The lady that checked us in was very nice, and we enjoyed the many collectibles and family pictures on display while we were waiting. My son and his friend had no problems with the beds in their room, but the ones in the room used by... More 

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orlando
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

first off, when we got there it was 20 degrees and the door to our room was open. Thats because you couldnt shut it from the outside. the heater didnt work for about an hour but finally did. we did go ask the manager but she said she had been across the street drinking and couldnt help. the linen was... More 

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Helena, Montana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My husband and I were driving to Montana after exploring Arizona and literally cruised into Ely on fumes. We were tired and looking forward to sleeping comfortably after having been camping and hiking. I did not want to relive the most awful experience at a Howard Johnson Hotel in Tuscon over a week earlier, so I was a bit uncomfortable... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were passing through late and having trouble finding a place to stay. This little motel did not look very inviting, but we were pleasantly surprised by the hospitality of the hostess. The lady that runs it was very nice and helpful, giving us the lowdown on the train museum and on Lehman Caves. The sign boasts of "clean rooms"... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I ended up in Ely unexpectedly and without any motel reservation. We checked every motel in town, and the Great Basin Inn was the only one with any rooms available. I was a bit leery because there were several men in the parking lot who seemed to be having too good of a time. We ended up... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Small motel that could use some renovation/maintenance. The room would have been more comfortable with one bed instead of two queen size - then there would have been room to walk easily, room to move the chair to view the TV, and open the closet. The bathroom was pretty cool - looked like original tile although, unfortunately, some were covered... More 

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2 Thank Jean P
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

This is a very basic, old, and plain motel, which could use some maintenance here and there. The bed was pretty decent, we had a good rest. The front desk staff were friendly. This was not our first choice in Ely, but it was a busy weekend and lots of places were full. Turned out alright.

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed on Monday, September 9, 2013 and paid less than $50. When I opened the door the smell of urine was extremely strong. It dissipated after running the air while I went out to eat. Bathroom looked to be remodeled but the bedroom was outdated, worn, and the TV was a boat anchor. Channels were limited and I could not... More 

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Jerome, Idaho
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81 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Beds were comfortable. The room was a little small and the air conditioner cycled on and off, but we just needed a place to stay for one night and it fit the bill. A mom-and-pop place that had the necessities, although advertised wifi was not available. A male family member (Asian, impossible to tell age, but female manager called him... More 

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1 Thank Joni K
Salt Lake City
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We decided to stay over in Ely for one night. Checked into this hotel - looked like typical Mom & Pop business. Checked in the room after fighting to get key to open door. It looked clean at a first glance. I asked for extra pillows and the owner 'gave' me her own pillows. I put it on the bed... More 

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